SBE Centers

Regional Economic Analysis

Providing sound economic information for smart business decision making

Our Center for Regional Economic Analysis (CREA) has acted as a place where regional businesses and North Bay municipalities have found common answers to the economic development and public policy questions they share. It provides first-rate research, data, and analysis for local industry and governments.

Explore some of our recent studies and contact director, Rob Eyler, to learn more.

Economic Outlook Conference, February 2014

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This year, the theme was the need for collaboration between universities and businesses to create a powerful and lasting workforce for the future.

See Rob Eyler's presentation from the conference (pdf)

Take a look at the topics discussed in the insert (pdf) 

Oliver's Market Study, February 2012

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The study examined the economic impacts of using a "go local" strategy concerning business behavior. Oliver's Market data was used for a simple analysis of buying and selling local, with "local" defined as Sonoma County. 

    •  Read the full study (pdf)
    •  See how Oliver's Market is implementing this


Value Chains in North Bay Agriculture, November 2012

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This study investigates the way famers build value in their products for dairy, grass-fed beef and grain operations in the North Bay. Agricultural industries also build value in the community through their operations, suppliers, and businesses touched by farm workers and spending.

    • Read the full study (pdf)
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View the presentation (pdf)


 

 

 


 

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